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http://travel.viamigo.com/img/t/guide/1758/.jpgAuthentic Egypt Sun, Sand and Sea March 23rd – Apr. 4th, 2010 Join us for the trip of a lifetime as we visit the land of the Pharaohs. This tour takes you to Cairo, Luxor, Aswan and 3 days on the Red Sea! It was so popular last year we're doing it again. Departs out of New York. Pls contact us for other departure cities. **Itinerary: March 23rd Depart NY on Egyptair direct flight to Cairo - 6:30pm March 24th Arrive Cairo. Check into hotel. Afternoon visit Pyramids, Sphinx March 25th Egyptian Museum, Citadel, Coptic Cairo (Travel to Aswan) March 26th Arrive Aswan. Make our way to the awe inspiring temple - Abu Simbel. Travel back to Aswan. Check into Aswan hotel March 27th Philae Temple. Board Nile cruise, cruise to Kom Ombo and visit. March 28th Cruise to Edfu Temple. Visit. Cruise to Luxor. Check into Luxor hotel. March 29th Luxor West Bank: Valley of the Kings, Hatshepsut's Temple, Medinat Habu, Colossi of Memnon. Free afternoon / evening. March 30th Luxor East Bank: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple. Afternoon shopping in the souk, sunset felucca ride. March 31st Travel from Luxor to Red Sea. Check into the hotel April 1st All day boat trip to private island April 2nd Quad biking in the desert, snorkeling and relaxation April 3rd Flight to Cairo. Check into hotel. Last day shopping in Khan El Khalili and cafe hopping in Cairo. April 4th Direct flight to JFK - 9:15am COST: $2,995.00 per person based on double occupancy. Pricing includes: • Roundtrip airfare from New York to Cairo • All hotel accommodation • All internal flights, trains (where applicable) and ground transportation • Nile cruise • All felucca rides, motor boats and camel rides • All tours incl. guide fees, all entrance fees • 12 Breakfasts • 11 Lunches and Dinners incl. Soft Drinks EXCLUDES: • Mini Bar at hotels • Alcoholic beverages • Nightly entertainment • Anything not included in the above. You are responsible for travel insurance coverage. Cancellation Fee: There will be a $300 cancellation fee after Jan. 15th. About the Trip; Marvel over the Giza Pyramids outside of Cairo; be transported 5000 years as you stand in the vividly colored tombs and temples of Luxor’s Valley of the Kings; feel the warmth of the Nubian people; hear the songs of the Ancients in your heart as you sail down the timeless Nile River and submerge yourself in the sparkling waters of the Red Sea. Our tours are led by licensed guides who are passionate about Egyptian history and culture and love sharing it with visitors. All tours are educational and informative but casual and fun! The people of Egypt are its best feature. They are charming, kind, warm and full of wit and good humor. We are extremely lucky to have a local Egyptian, born and raised in Luxor, accompany us on all our tours and act as our own personal ambassador to Egypt. And of course, nothing beats the culture. You have not lived until you have had some warm Egyptian bread with tahina, smoked an apple flavored water pipe (shisha), dressed up in a ghelabiya, attempted to belly dance or looked down on the world from atop a camel’s back (even if you’re screaming ‘Just take the picture and get me down from here!). Egypt is an intoxicant that has captured the hearts of visitors since the beginning of time. Let us show it to you. This is an amazing trip and we had a really fun group last year. Hope to see you there! Best, Authentic Egypt

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